Thu 2 May 2024, 7:30pm,
Albert Hall

Revolutionary thought is most potent when you allow yourself to surrender to it.

/dɪsˈrʌp.tər/ a person or thing that prevents something, especially a system, process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected.

A full orchestra set right in the centre of Manchester’s Albert Hall. 

This show will put you within the performance, bringing you a brand new commission by Carmel Smickersgill alongside two of Beethoven’s greatest works. Performed in the round, you will be immersed in the chemistry of our orchestra, witnessing radical pieces of music performed by our musicians.

Featuring a performance from schools taking part in our Create with Camerata programme.

Tickets from £20 – £25 + Booking fee.

Doors 7pm – Concert starts 7:30 Prompt.

Best seats in the house are available at £10 for under 30s (limited availability), £3 for Gorton Residents, £5 for Students + Booking fee.


  • Carmel Smickersgill Actions Speak Louder
  • Young People from HideOut Youth Zone’s Sunday Club New Work
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1
  • Beethoven Symphony No.8

Performed by

  • Piano Ethan David Loch
  • Conductor Karen Ní Bhroin
  • Composer Carmel Smickersgill
  • Manchester Camerata

Thank you to our supporters:

With special thanks also to Dr David Shreeve and Zochonis Charitable Trust for their generous support.

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